An ICU nurse plays a very critical role in a hospital or a medical center. The ICU nurse is responsible for attending to patients brought into the intensive care unit and who are in need of immediate medical attention and who require medical professionals to help stabilize their condition. The nurse is required to assist physicians and surgeons prepare the patent for a surgery, care for the patient both pre and post surgery and ensure that the patient’s performance is monitored constantly.

As an ICU nurse, if you are planning on resigning from your job, it is very critical that you do it in a way that works out both for you and the hospital. One of the best ways of ensuring this is by using a professional ICU resignation letter that will help you convey your intention of leaving the job and will make the entire process easy to handle.  One of the most challenging aspects of resigning is that many professionals are unaware of how to write a letter of resignation, and what to write in it.

Here we take a look at a few sample ICU nurse resignation letters that you can refer to when writing a letter of resignation, these sample resignation letters will help you create a professional looking letter that will not only make the process  smooth sailing for you,. But will ensure that you maintain good relations with your ex- employers.  Learn how to write a professional letter by following the sample given below.

ICU Nurse Resignation Letter

1st April 2012

Samantha Brown,

21, Garter Street,

Austin, TX



Dr. Peter Shelby,

Medical Administrator,

Holy Cross Hospital,

Austin, TX


Dear Dr. Shelby,

With this letter, I would like to inform you about my decision of resigning from the post of an Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU Nurse) in Holy Cross Hospital. My resignation would be effective 1st of April 2012, and my last day of employment would be 1st May, 2012.

I have decided to take up a position as A Senior ICU Nurse with St. Claire Hospital, this position provides me with a great opportunity to advance my nursing skills and knowledge and my career, which I found to be irresistible after due consideration.

Working at holy Cross hospital has been an enriching and rewarding experience, where I have learned new skills and nursing techniques. The growth and learning opportunities that have come my way at Holy Cross Hospital are invaluable and something I would remember through my career.

I would like to thank you, the hospital management and my co-workers for the allowing me opportunity of working with a great medical team and would like to wish you and Holy Cross Hospital the best in future. I would ensure that a smooth handover of responsibilities takes place and would also be willing to assist in the training of my replacement.

Once again I would like to thank you for your support during my service.


Yours sincerely,


Samantha Brown


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